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Oct 7, 2012 1:30am PDT
the governor of california : "all smoking in state owned buildings and leased spaces, including residence facilities, student apartments, students rooms, patio's and stairwells is prohibited". those who choose to smoke, must be outside and at least 25 feet away from doorways, stairs and groundlevel intake structures". but one smoking student, feels banning smoking outright is unfair "to have it really enforced, will actually kind of effect me, it would be a problem, i wouldnt know where to go". but for sophomore english major, lisa ramos, is 8 months pregnant, she hates that san jose state allows smoking on campus. " i dont enjoy walking around and walking into someones cloud of smoke in my face. i mean i'm like also 9 months pregnant and its not good for me and i never liked smoking". other students look forward to the campus being smoke-free because of the health benefits. " cleaner air or not having to get choked up on the secondhand smoke". the health center offers help for smokers who want to stop. " we offer smoking cessation service, that is free for students and best of
Oct 21, 2012 1:30am PDT
in the city of san jose from the $8 required by the state of california to $10. ancisco based company that already abides by a $10 minimum wage required by san francisco. the campus alliance for economic justice group, or cafe j, started the campaign last semester to raise the minimum wage. saul "we just feel like $8 is simply not enough and we believe that if you play by the rules and work hard like anyone else you should be able to get a living wage." s/o: the vote on measure d won't likely have many negative effect on franchises like philz here in downtown san jose, but smaller businesses like psycho donuts fear they may have to close their doors if the measure is passed. mezcal restaurant in downtown san jose is a small business owned by adolfo gomez. gomez is worried that a negative domino affect will occur if the measure gets passed and he has to raise his prices in order to pay his employees higher wages. if a higher minimum wage becomes law in san jose, it would be the largest city in california to do so. some wonder if more cities will follow. reporting live from camp
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am PDT
suit against the california state university system. ....i'll have a live report with the election less than two weeks away... we'll show you how the latino vote could have a big impact on election day. the last presidential debate is over ... but many people are still confused about what the polls have to say. update news starts right now. hello and welcome to update news... im rashida gilmore. and i'm bentli bejan... thank you for joining us. topping our newscast ... an anti-tax organization is suing the california state univiersity system. the group says ... the c-s-u should not be using public funds to promote proposition 30 ... which would raise some taxes to fund education. update news tim vantress is looking into the controversy and has a live report ... tim. it's election season, and professors have to be careful when speaking about issues on the ballot. the state university system is already on notice. ">>>students are seen on campus promoting election campaigns virtually every day. herlinda aguirre, president, students for quality education: "we have a possibility, we hav
Oct 14, 2012 1:30am PDT
gas is three dollars and eighty one cents. in california the state average is well above that mark close to four dollars and seventy cents a gallon. in contrast, it was about four seventeen last week prof. tom means/ sjsu economics "we have fewer refiners and we have fewer refiners making california gasoline. and we change blends between winter and summer. so it's a much more restrictive market some might say it's not as competitive." public transit is an alternative but senior rashi mirakhur says that isn't always practical. rashi mirakhur commuter "yes we do have other options like the vta, the buses, the train itself, is inconvenient you know when we do look at the first transportation of getting to school is the car. it's convenient but expensive." historically gas prices have been lower in past years. it wasn't until recently that this began to change. tom means "now since 2000, the real prices started to creep up a little, recently we've had some bumps but in terms of where we are in terms of 1980...we are still below 1980 prices...barley." both gregorio and mirakhur
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